LUBBOCK, Texas — The Lubbock Police Department said 18-year-old Damien Moore was arrested Thursday for aggravated robbery in relation to the death of 19-year-old Jaden Brown in the 2300 block of Glenna Goodacre Boulevard.
According to the press release, Moore was taken into custody by the Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit and Texas Anti-Gang Center around 3:00 p.m. Thursday.
Lubbock police said officers were called to the residence at 10:00 p.m. Wednesday for reports of a disturbance. Just before 3:00 a.m. Thursday, Police were called to the residence again and found Brown, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to LPD, Moore and Brown went to the area to purchase a gaming console from Jose Seguin, 20, and attempted to steal the console. Seguin shot at the two as they ran away and hit Brown.
The investigation of this case was ongoing, LPD said.
Read the full release from LPD below:
LUBBOCK, Texas (News Release) — The following is a news release from the Lubbock Police Department.
An 18 year-old is in custody following an Aggravated Robbery in Central Lubbock late Wednesday night, which led to the death of a 19 year-old.
18 year-old Damion Moore was taken into custody at 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19, by the Metropolitan Special Crimes Unit and the Texas Anti-Gang Center in the 4600 block of North Frankford Avenue after a warrant for Aggravated Robbery was issued Thursday morning.
Lubbock Police were called to the 2300 block of Glenna Goodacre Boulevard at 10:01 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, for reports of a disturbance.
Through the initial course of the investigation, it appears that Moore, along with 19 year-old Jaden Brown, arrived at the location to purchase a gaming console from 20 year-old Jose Seguin. During the transaction, both Moore and Brown attempted to rob Seguin of the console, at which point Seguin produced a weapon and began firing as the two fled the scene, at which point Brown was struck.
Lubbock Police were again called to the 2300 block of Glenna Goodacre Boulevard at 2:51 a.m. on Thursday, May 19. Upon arrival a second time, that’s when officers located 19 year-old Jaden Brown, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The investigation is on-going.